The Courtesan Takao
Designer: Okumura Masanobu
Era: Post-war | Production quality (1~5): 4 | Condition (1~5): 5
Description: This print is a post-war reproduction of a design that originated in the era before full-colour printing had become well established. In imitation of the original, the colours on this copy too are hand-painted over a woodblock printed black outline. Metallic powders have also been applied on various places of her kimono pattern. One suspects that this might have been quite an expensive production, back in the day ...
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